Orange Bowl Tix Now Cost Less Than A Shamwow

Looking for good seats to a BCS bowl game? Do you have loose change scattered around the house? Then you’re in luck. We all know that most bowl games will see a bit of a dip in attendance this year due to the rough economy, but things are bordering on ridiculous.

Dolphins Stadium

(Luckily, Dolphins Stadium is used to holding sparsely-attended events)

As of last night, Orange Bowl tickets were going on StubHub for as little as $1. The prices have gone up since then, but there are hundreds of seats that can be had for anywhere from $3.25 to $20. It probably doesn’t help that the Virginia Tech-Cincinnati matchup is less desirable than the freaking Poinsettia Bowl. So much for New Year’s Day prestige. More good deals after the jump:

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Fan Sues NCAA For Illegal “Gambling Enterprise”

Poor Tom George. He’s tried to score Final Four tickets through the NCAA’s Final Four lottery for years now and never won. Each time, he has to cough up a fee (now $6) to Ticketmaster for the privilege of entering the lottery for the chance to be overcharged for tickets. You can’t blame him for trying to avoid the secondary ticket market, considering the outrageous costs there.

Vanilla Ice American flag

(We… *snif* we love this country)

So what’s a guy to do when he can’t beat two monoliths at their own game? Why, he files a class-action lawsuit against both for running illegal gambling operations. The NCAA and Ticketmaster have combined to run the equivalent of a massive craps table and lone Tom George will defend us from their wicked ways using the All-American tactic of legal action.
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